What can I do? Who can I contact?

Many of you have been asking for details of bodies and individuals to write to. There is plenty of content on this website and our Facebook page which will support you however if you need any additional support on this please contact us directly.

These are not formal planning objections as we cannot form competent objections until such time as we see the formal application. It is our intention to run a workshop to support this IF it gets to this stage.

Initially please write to:


Colin McConnell
Scottish Prison Service
COMMS Branch
Room 20
Carlton House
5 Redheughs Rigg
EH12 9HW


Your MP


Your MSP


The Inverness South Ward Councillors http://www.highland.gov.uk/councillors/specificWard/20/20_inverness_south


This might help https://www.facebook.com/invernessprisoncampaign/posts/997871880282652


And this which lists Material Planning Objections https://www.facebook.com/invernessprisoncampaign/posts/1001294226607084


This will help also https://www.facebook.com/invernessprisoncampaign/posts/1002880883115085


What can be Objected to? – Material Planning Considerations

Material planning considerations

Material planning considerations can include (but are not limited to):

  • Overlooking/loss of privacy
  • Loss of daylight/sunlight or overshadowing
  • Scale and dominance
  • Layout and density of buildings
  • Appearance and design of development and materials proposed
  • Disabled persons’ access
  • Highway safety
  • Traffic and parking issues
  • Drainage and flood risk
  • Noise, dust, fumes etc
  • Impact on character or appearance of area
  • Effect on listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Effect on trees and wildlife/nature conservation
  • Impact on the community and other services
  • Economic impact and sustainability
  • Government policy
  • Proposals in the Local Development Plan
  • Previous planning decisions (including appeal decisions)